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Should I have a party?

In this time of great change in the book publishing business, it is often hard to know what to do. Especially if you are self-published.  I just read on a agent blog that authors (and as an agent he is dealing with traditionally published authors) should have a realistic expectation of what to do from […]

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In-house Guest Chef: Carol Burnside

You can ask any indie published author, getting reviews these days isn’t easy. The market is glutted with books competing for  reviewer attentions, so unless you’ve already got a big following, the reviews will trickle in. We authors give books away as prizes and gently suggest the reader could leave a review on various sites […]

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Safe Travels, My Friend

I don’t exactly remember when I decided to become a writer. I do remember, however, when I attended my first ever writer’s group meeting. It was the same day that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows debuted. The book was released on a Saturday. I took my kids to a Friday night release party at […]

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Another Author First

by Carol Burnside I’ve been writing for eleven years now, but on the 14th of this month, I enjoyed a first in my writing career: a book in print! I’ve had short stories in print books, short stories in magazines both with and without bylines. I’ve had books, a novella and short stories in electronic […]

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New Release and Giveaway: Her Unexpected Family

Her Unexpected Family by Carol Burnside I’m excited to showcase my latest book release here on PFHT! In writing this post, I realized that what I have here is my letter to the reader, so if you purchase the book, you’ll be seeing it again. Here’s the background on Her Unexpected Family: This story grew […]

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Carol Burnside: Debuting a new series

by Carol Burnside Debuting a new series isn’t for the the disorganized writer unless you have total recall. Let’s just say it’s a really good thing I have a love for spreadsheets and puzzles, especially since the first three books in my Sweetwater Springs series features the Baxter family who, by the end of book three have, […]

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